Soon after Microsoft made the Windows 10 October 2018 update available for download a few days ago, users quickly discovered an annoying bug: the upgrade ended up deleting user data on some systems. Microsoft halted the rollout of version 1809 to investigate the matter, and found a fix. That means you’ll be able to upgrade to Windows 10 October 2018 update without fearing loss of data.
To kick off its big Surface event on Tuesday, Microsoft announced that the long-awaited Windows 10 October 2018 Update was finally available. The update will begin automatically rolling out to all Windows 10 devices on October 9th, but if you don’t want to wait, you can follow the instructions in this blog post from Microsoft. But before you go off and take time to manually update your operating system, you might be wondering why you should bother.
It just so happens that the October 2018 Update is packed with new features and apps that could significantly change the way you use your Windows 10 computer or tablet. Once again, you can see the full list over on the Windows [...]
A major Microsoft event is underway right now in New York City, and while you might not be able to watch the event live, Microsoft is already firing out major announcements. The first, which we were expecting some news on, is that the Windows 10 October 2018 Update is available right now, complete with a bunch of new (and free!) new features.
Microsoft has switched from pushing out new features in paid versions of Windows to a twice-yearly release with new toys for consumers to play with. This fall, we’re getting some new visuals like a File Explorer dark mode, the official rollout of Microsoft’s Your Phone app, and a handful of other utilities.
SMS sync is now available in the Your Phone app, and we’ve gone hands-on with its new features.
Last week, Microsoft rolled out a second new feature to the Your Phone app on Windows 10 that further integrates your smartphone and PC. Now, Windows Insiders can test out SMS capabilities in addition to Photos sync, allowing you to send, receive, and read SMS conversations that you’re having on your Android phone in the Your Phone app.